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Allway Taxi, Inc. v. New York, City of

Citation: 2 ELR 20400
No. No. 71 Civ. 2293, 340 F. Supp. 1120/3 ERC 2051/(S.D.N.Y., 04/10/1972)

The federal Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. §1857) does not preempt New York City from enacting an ordinance requiring exhaust emission controls for licensed taxicabs, where there is no clear congressional intent to preempt the field and where there is no direct conflict between the local and federal schemes....

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